Juniors post stellar figures

2nd March 2017 2:19 PM
GAME DAY: Junior cricketers in St George played Tara in a friendly game on Saturday at St Patricks oval. Pictured In photo, front row from left to right: Tommy Tootell, Lachlan Wilson, Hewie Graham, Jett Webster, Cameron Graham.Back from left to right: Kelly Webster, Braydon Bella, Alistair McKay, Jake Twidale, Eli Schultz, Campbell McIntyre, Max Blanch.? Tommy Tootell, Lachlan Wilson, Hewie Graham, Jett Webster, Cameron Graham, Kelly Webster, Braydon Bella, Alistair McKay, Jake Twidale, Eli Schultz, Campbell McIntyre and Max Blanch. Contributed

JUNIOR CRICKET: The St George under 10 team took on Tara at St Patrick's Oval on Saturday.

It was a friendly but competitive game with players showing great improvement in their skills and knowledge of the game.

St George scored the most runs and took 18 wickets, while losing only five of their own wickets.

There was also some great fielding, with four run-outs.

Top scorers in the batting were: (from 4 overs) Tommy Tootell - 30, (from 2 overs) Max Blanch - 12, Hewie Graham - 10, Braydon Bella - 8, Campbell McIntyre - 7 and Lachlan Wilson - 5.

Best bowling figures were: Cameron Graham - 1 maiden, 4 wickets for 5 runs from 2 overs (bowled 3 times and LBW); Lachlan Wilson - 4 for 9 from 2 overs (bowled 3 times and a catch by Hewie Graham); Alistair McKay - 2 for 4 from 3 overs (bowled twice); Hewie Graham - 2 for 6 from 2 overs (caught behind by Alistair McKay and a catch by Campbell McIntyre); Campbell McIntyre - 2 for 9 from 2 overs (bowled twice); and Jett Webster - 1 for 7 from 2 overs (caught by Hewie Graham).

Thank you to Dan Wilson and Chris Bella for umpiring.